“Get up” – Sahra Wagenknecht In An Interview About Her Collection Movement

By Fabienne Rzitki, Web.de -

A movement can not compete in elections in Germany. But when we get strong, we can build up so much pressure that the parties open their lists for fellow campaigners. However, our primary concern [...]

Germans Want Donald Trump To Pull US Troops Out Of Germany, Poll Finds

By Jon Stone, Independent.co.uk -

US president has said American military spending to protect Europe is not sustainable. Germans would actually welcome the withdrawal of American troops stationed in their country, a new poll has [...]

Blome And Wilayto Arrested At Massive Ramstein Protest; Sept. 30 – Oct. 6 – We Must Rally To “Shut Down Creech”

By Staff, Knowdrones.com -

Toby Blomé, of CODEPINK, and Phil Wilayto, of United National Antiwar Coalition, were among about a dozen mostly German protesters who were arrested on June 30, 2018 by German police as they [...]

Antinuclear Resisters At Büchel Airbase In Germany

By Pat Elder, Worldbeyondwar.org -

Early in the morning, when I approached this sprawling airbase that employs 2,000 civilians and soldiers, the bucolic setting was reminiscent of the rolling foothills of the Blueridge Mountains [...]

Germany’s Far-Right Supporters Outnumbered By Protesters In Berlin

By Staff, Reuters.com -

BERLIN (Reuters) - Some 5,000 supporters of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) marched through Berlin on Sunday, but they were heavily outnumbered by anti-AfD demonstrations, including [...]

Amazon Workers Booed Jeff Bezos In Berlin

By Jill Petzinger, Qz.com -

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos received a hostile reception when he arrived in the German capital to pick up an innovation award on Tuesday (Apr. 24). Trade union Verdi confirmed that “several hundred [...]

Germany’s 28-Hour Workweek

By Loren Balhorn, Jacobinmag.com -

German metalworkers’ union IG Metall made international headlines last month after a twenty-four-hour “warning strike” compelled employers to sign a deal with the union giving its members the [...]

German Cities To Trial Free Public Transport To Cut Pollution

By Philip Oltermann, Theguardian.com -

“Car nation” Germany has surprised neighbours with a radical proposal to reduce road traffic by making public transport free, as Berlin scrambles to meet EU air pollution targets and avoid big [...]

Unions Winning Major Demands In Germany

By Damien McGuinness, Bbc.com -

Industrial workers in south-western Germany have won the right to reduced working hours as part of a deal that could benefit millions of employees across the country. Workers will be able to [...]

At Berlin March, Tens Of Thousands Demand End To Industrial Agriculture

By Andrea Germanos, CommonDreams.org -

Tens of thousands of people—and more than 100 tractors—swarmed the streets of Berlin this weekend to demand a food system transformation nourished by political policies that foster ecological [...]

Fake Trump Marches In Carnival-Climate Protests At COP23

By Louise Osborne, Patrick Große and Rebecca Staudenmaier, www.dw.com -

By Louise Osborne, Patrick Große and Rebecca Staudenmaier for DW. Carnival protest at the climate meeting in Bonn. A fake Donald Trump, the devil and a crew of buccaneering pirates were among [...]

‘Hitler’s American Model: US And Making Of Nazi Race Law’

By Bill Moyers, www.billmoyers.com -

By Bill Moyers for Moyers and Company - Boy, did they ever. In fact, they saw America doing it in a more radical fashion than any of the Nazis themselves ever advocated. I mentioned earlier the [...]

The Front Lines Of Antifascism In Eastern Germany

By Morgan Meaker, www.psmag.com -

By Morgan Meaker for Pacific Standard - A shy grin spreads across Maximillian's face as he stretches out his arm to show where he was bitten by a Nazi. A faint, teeth-shaped scar marks where the [...]

Merkel’s CDU Wins But Far-Right AfD Enters Bundestag

By Catherine Stupp, www.euractiv.com -

By Catherine Stupp for Euractiv. Germany - Merkel’s coalition partners, the Social Democrats, were also dealt shocking losses, bringing them their worst results since World War Two. Party leaders [...]

Top German Politicians Want US Nuclear Weapons Out

By John Laforge, www.counterpunch.org -

By John Laforge for Counter Punch - A series of anti-nuclear weapons actions between March and August at Air Base Büchel in Germany brought widespread media attention to the 20 US nuclear weapons [...]